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Catch The Ark (from Chillingo) - WAS 0.69 ===> NOW FREE!!!

03-07-2013, 03:25 AM
#1
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Catch The Ark (from Chillingo) - WAS 0.69 ===> NOW FREE!!!

03-07-2013, 03:35 AM
#2
Joined: Feb 2012
Location: Germany
Posts: 3,493
Solid game. I haven't played the new update yet because people lost their data, I'll wait for the next update.

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03-07-2013, 04:12 AM
#3
Joined: May 2012
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Originally Posted by sink_or_swim View Post
Solid game. I haven't played the new update yet because people lost their data, I'll wait for the next update.
Kind of figures that it would go free like almost all Chillingo games do, but this is one of the few recent Chillingo games that I do like. It's a fast paced racing endless runner, and it is really fun. In fact it is one of my favorite games on hdmi tv.

However, the inapps are very expensive, the top boat costs $1,500,000 when you get about 1000 coins without the $1 coin doubler, so need 1,500 games to get this boat. Shame on you Chillingo and EA, why do you have to abuse us so much with inapps? Ahh, the shame.

The update you ask? Well, it was ok for me, didn't lose my coins like some have reported. It's a mix bag though, they added a lot more inapps, and kind of messed with the boats, and framerates got worse. So somethings better, some things worse. Overall didn't care much for it cause it kind of ruined the lower boats, adds a lot more inapps, and framerates went down. Kinda sad being an early adopter when we paid for it, and it really looks like it is a freemium now. Too bad, again like RR3, this could have been a total winner, but EA and Chillingo chose to go another direction, making money through inapps.

Anyway, the game is good and one of the best hdmi tvs, and you can play the game without inapps, but be prepared not to be able to purchase boats, upgrades, etc. buying the coin doubler is without a doubt almost necessary.

Attached is a screenshot on hdmi, wow, it really is fun on a big tv. Definitely download it for sure, highly recommended!
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Last edited by Connector; 03-07-2013 at 04:24 AM.
03-07-2013, 04:14 AM
#4
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Adding appinfo=all so we can all see the description


03-07-2013, 06:53 AM
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It's coming up for me as $9.99 right now.
03-07-2013, 07:05 AM
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Originally Posted by AnarKitty View Post
It's coming up for me as $9.99 right now.
Yeh, for me too. But the description says it's free for a limited time. Is this some kind of sick marketing trick?
03-07-2013, 07:20 AM
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Yeh, for me too. But the description says it's free for a limited time. Is this some kind of sick marketing trick?
me too, seems there's a mistaken...
waiting till they fix the price...

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03-07-2013, 07:45 AM
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The description is changed: " Please do not download this game! " ...

Edit: It looks like it's changed again. Weird.

Last edited by Underwater; 03-07-2013 at 09:29 AM.
03-07-2013, 07:51 AM
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not another endless racer

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03-07-2013, 08:36 AM
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Joined: Oct 2009
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Originally Posted by AnarKitty View Post
It's coming up for me as $9.99 right now.
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Originally Posted by Underwater View Post
Yeh, for me too. But the description says it's free for a limited time. Is this some kind of sick marketing trick?
This was free briefly about 3 hours ago. Not sure why it changed back.